först

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See also: forst, Forst, and først

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish fyrster, from Old Norse fyrstr, from Proto-Germanic *furistaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfœ̞ʂːʈ]
  • (nonstandard, nonetheless common[1]) IPA(key): [ˈfɵʂːʈ]

Adverb[edit]

först (not comparable)

  1. first, firstly; having no predecessor
    Han kom först i loppet.
    He finished first in the race.
  2. only
    Först vid lunch, fick han höra om olyckan.
    Only at lunch, did he learn about the accident.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomas Riad (2013) , “Våra vokaler förändras. En del flyter samman, andra glider isär. [Our vowels change. Some blend together, others drift apart.]”, in Språktidningen [The language journal]‎[1], issue 3

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